One killed in school bus accident - - Jackson, MS

One killed in school bus accident

MENDENHALL, MS (WLBT) - A Mendenhall woman was killed this afternoon when her Ford Tauras crashed head on into a Simpson County school bus.

Mississippi Highway Patrol Sgt. James Walker tells WLBT news that Carolyn Buckley lost control of her car after it began raining. The bus was headed north on Highway 43 near Pinola when Buckley's southbound car slammed into it.

She was pronounced dead at the scene by the coroner.

Eleven children were on the bus but non appeared to be injured. AMR and parents transported the students to Simpson General in Mendenhall as a precaution.

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